On the July 16, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Managing Editor Jacob Hall, Weekend Editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler.

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At The Water Cooler:

    • What we’ve been Doing:
      • Peter went to Disneyland (again) and rode The Incredicoaster at night. Used his AMC A-List a couple times, observations about the three movies a week, not checking IDs, Premiere lines and AMC Dine-In Theatres.
      • Ben went to a Film Independent Member Screening of Blindspotting and saw a Q&A with the cast
      • Jacob indulged in the Criterion Collection sale at Barnes & Noble and has to deal with a wrecking ball of a cat.
      • Chris went to a set visit in Montreal, and it was the coolest thing ever, except for the flying part, which was terrifying.
      • Brad went to his county fair, attended The Purple Madness Prince tribute concert, tried not to die from strep throat
    • What we’ve been Reading:
      • Chris is reading Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-earth by Ian Nathan.
      • Jacob has been reading the KOBOLD Guide to Gamemastering.
    • What we’ve been Watching:
      • Peter saw Mission: Impossible – Fallout in IMAX, saw Skyscraper. And Sorry To Bother You, and watched the first couple episodes of On My Block.
      • Ben watched Skyscraper, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, The Godfather, and Sharp Objects
      • Hoai-Tran watched Mission: Impossible II for the first time, saw Leave No Trace, can now call herself a My Hero Academia fan.
      • Chris watched A Walk Among the Tombstones, rewatched In The Mouth of Madness for the hundredth or so time and revisited The Dark Knight for the 10th Anniversary.
      • Jacob watched Mamma Mia!, The Devil’s Doorway, The Babysitter, and a number of terrible horror movies
      • Brad finished Great News Season 2, The Phantom
    • What we’ve been Eating:
      • Brad ate some fair food, including a ribeye burger, also a Milka Chips Ahoy chocolate bar
      • Ben went to a specialty soda store
    • What we’ve been Playing:
      • Jacob has been planning to get into Arkham Horror: The Card Game.
      • Peter backed Cthulhu: Death May Die on Kickstarter.

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